DRI for Historically Black Colleges & Universities

Davidson College invites undergraduate students who are rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) to apply for one of five positions in the Davidson Research Initiative. Learn more about this year's research opportunities (DOC).

Application Process

Interested students from Historically Black College and Universities should indicate their interest to Prof. Verna Case (DRI Program Director) at vecase@davidson.edu. In addition, faculty from HBCU campuses are invited to nominate students for the program.

  • Application materials must include:
  • Cover letter and cover sheet should indicate the projects to which the students is applying in order of preference (if applying for more than one)
  • Deadline for applications is in March.
  • HBCU students accepted as DRI Summer Research Fellows will be expected to participate fully in the DRI Summer Research Program, as are all Davidson students, meeting the same requirements and complying with all Davidson policies, including adhering to Davidson's Honor Code.